Kudos

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Saudade

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The High Mountains of Portugal

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Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire

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What's in a Name

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A Doença, o Sofrimento e a Morte Entram Num Bar

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The Lure of the Moonflower (Pink Carnation #12)

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Homens Imprudentemente Poéticos

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This Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake and Its Aftermath

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Karen

KarenLe Notti Bianche passava se numa ponte Maria Schell esperava o amante que partira h um ano, Marcello Mastroianni apaixonava se por ela, e havia m sica, n o sei de onde vinha a m sica, talvez de um bar ou de uma esplanada pr xima lembro me de um barco no canal, e dos sinos a tocarem, e do momento